The basic monetary unit in Malta equal to 100 cents.
The basic monetary unit in Turkey.
The (former) basic monetary unit in Italy and San Marino equal (even more formerly) to 100 centesimi.

Li"ra (?), n. ; pl. Lire (#). [It., fr. L. libra the Roman pound. Cf. Livre.]

An Italian coin equivalent in value to the French franc.

 

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